Notre Dame Fire

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Most of us will have got the news about the terrible fire via video. On Twitter, my usual source for breaking news, citizen journalist pictures were largely streaming video. The TV news coverage then seemed to stream continous live images of the same scenes, with talking head voice overs. What is interesting, however, this morning, is now most outlets are …

What is Street Photography?

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I have an ongoing project to digitise my film archives, which has been a bit interrupted by the MA. So a 2019 resolution is to make more progress on the task. On New Year’s Day, I posted the image in the header, ‘Drivers‘. It was taken in October, 1972, at Warkworth, Northumberland, using a Praktica Nova 1B (the first real …